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Saffron finch        Images © Mark A. Chappell

Saffron finches are lowland birds found in open areas across much of South America.   These were photographed at about 1500 m altitude at Otun Quimbaya Sanctuary at the base of Nevado Del Ruiz volcano, or near Cali, all in southwestern Colombia.

  • Canon 7D2; 800 mm IS lens plus 1.4X converter, fill-in flash (2015, 2016)